Romeo And Juliet Character Analysis

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Love is an intense feeling of deep affection. In Shakespeare’s play “Romeo and Juliet”, love is the main theme. Romeo starts off heartbroken, which can happen when you fall in love. Soon after the beginning of the play, Romeo meets Juliet at the party, and he soon falls deeply in love with her. However, they are from opposite families, Capulet and Montague, who despise each other. Throughout the play, Romeo and Juliet fight to keep their love a secret, and fight to keep it alive. They go from happy times, to sad, rough times. It ends in a tragedy that helps the families to solve their problems. According to Stanton Peele, “two unformed-maladjusted youths meet at vulnerable points in their lives and are then forcibly separated -- addiction, withdrawal, suicide.” I think this is what happens with Romeo and Juliet, and they make rash decisions about their lives because they are so in love with each other. The tragedy of Romeo and Juliet can be blamed on Friar Lawrence, Balthasar, and Tybalt. These characters are a few…show more content…
All three of these characters had their own problems that helped with the death of Romeo and Juliet. All of the characters in Romeo and Juliet were impulsive and dramatic, so it made making rational decisions hard for them. Love can be a strong force and it can take over people’s brains and make it hard for people to make the right decisions. Love in Romeo and Juliet is a good example of what can happen to people when they aren’t ready for a relationship, or when love gets the best of them. I hope that whoever reads Romeo and Juliet realizes that suicide is never the answer to fixing any of your problems, may it be school, relationships, love, or anything else. There’s always a better way, and in this play it showed you all the things that could go wrong. It didn’t show you how you could fix it and how making good decisions pays off in the long
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